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A Crowdfunding Site for Women Has Launched, Whether We Need It or Not

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By Carmel DeAmicis On October 25, 2013The Wall Street Journal is reporting that a crowdfunding platform just for women has launched. E-commerce site Plum Alley had added it as a feature to its offering. According to the WSJ one of the founders, Heidi…Read More

La June Montgomery Tabron Named President, CEO Of The Kellogg Foundation

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Kellogg Foundation Has New CEO

From The Huffington Post: A black woman has just been named as president and CEO of one of the largest philanthropic foundations in the United States.

According to a press release, … Read More

An Invention That Marinated for 19 Years

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Yes Lord, It Marinates!

By Jack Hitt

From the NY Times : Mary Hunter has always been happy to cook for her congregation at the Yes Lord Church in Gary, Ind. Her recipes, she told me, come … Read More

White Women, Black Hairstyles

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White Women, Black Hairstyles 

By David Rosenberg

From Slate: It almost sounds like the opening line to a joke: A young black woman takes a bunch of middle-aged white women who she doesn’t know in Woodstock, … Read More

New Report States Africa Has 55 Billionaires – Folorunsho Alakija Richest Black Woman

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The Richest People In Africa 2013

From: VENTURES AFRICA – The combined fortune of Africa’s 55 billionaires is $143.88 billion. The average net worth of the members of this exclusive club is $2.6 billion, while the median age … Read More

Electric Car Sales Are Up 448% From 2012

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Electric Sales Soar

From The 9Billion: The number of electric cars sold in the U.S. is up a whopping 448% from this time last year. The combined sales of both electric and hybrid cars is also up … Read More

October National Women’s Small Business Month – 4 Roadblocks to Women in Business

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October is National Women’s Small Business Month, and there’s a lot to celebrate.

From Fox Business: The House Committee for Small Business released a fact sheet this week documenting the many achievements of female small-business owners in the … Read More

SYDs List – Leaf College Savings

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Get Your Finances On The Right Track For Your Child’s College Education

By Sidney Evans

According to a recent study done by the Center for Social Development, a child with any amount of college … Read More

Focus100 – The Most Diverse Tech Conference on the Planet!

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Get Focused!

FOCUS100 is one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year. This October 4th-6th in New York City, digitalundivided brings together top tech companies founded/co-founded by black women, innovative companies like Facebook, Google, … Read More

Wharton Puts First-Year MBA Courses Online for Free

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Worried About 200k in Business School Debt?

From Bloomberg Businessweek:  Getting a Wharton MBA involves taking off from work for two years, moving to Philadelphia, and spending about $200,000 on tuition and expenses.

Now, with the … Read More